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National Daily Weather Summary


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Provisional records set or equalled today

These records are based on data that has not been validated, but obvious errors have been corrected. The records are based on data received as at 1409 EST on 20/08/2018. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest maximum temperature

QLD

Central Coast E

033295

ALVA BEACH

31.2

31.0

29/08/2000

21

1 N C

Lowest maximum temperature

NSW

Goulburn/Monaro

070328

BOMBALA AWS

4.1

4.8

16/08/1991

27

1 N C

VIC

E Gippsland

084143

COMBIENBAR AWS

4.4

5.0

08/08/1996

24

1 N C

Highest wind gust (km/h)

NT

Darwin-Daly

014932

TINDAL RAAF

61

55.0

28/08/2010

16

N C

QLD

Gulf Country

029063

NORMANTON AIRPORT

67

57.0

18/08/2011

17

N C

QLD

Gulf Country

029077

BURKETOWN AIRPORT

67

67

08/08/2018

15

N C Equal to record. Previous record set earlier this month.

VIC

E Gippsland

084016

GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

107

106.0

03/08/2015

15

N C

Highest daily average wind speed - anemometer above 3m (km/h)

NSW

CW Plains S

050017

WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS

30.1

29.7

12/08/2010

11

1 N

NSW

Hunter Valley

061363

SCONE AIRPORT AWS

30.2

29.3

30/08/2009

11

1 N

NSW

Illawarra

068192

CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS

27.7

27.5

02/08/2008

11

1 N


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Data is as received at 14:08EST, 20/08/2018.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
PERTH AIRPORT 24.7 +6.2 10.2 +2.2 6.6 0.0 4.0 10.3 449 (18.7) 35/00
BUNBURY 20.2 +2.7 3.8 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 128 ( 5.3) 18/12
MANDURAH 21.6 +3.7 8.6 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 169 ( 7.0) 18/18
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.5 +2.1 20.6 +0.2 19.1 0.0 5.4 11.1 251 (10.5) 37/11
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 19.1 -3.5 5.5 -0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 350 (14.6) 43/10
WHYALLA AERO 14.8 -3.7 7.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 464 (19.3) 37/14
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 13.9 -2.7 7.0 -1.2 -- 1.0 -- -- 304 (12.7) 31/12
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 12.0 -2.1 6.4 +0.9 -- 7.2 -- -- 702 (29.3) 65/07
MOUNT ISA AERO 26.2 -1.1 14.6 +4.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 439 (18.3) 50/14
CAIRNS AERO 31.0 +4.4 12.7 -4.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 41/15
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.0 +5.0 12.5 -2.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 184 ( 7.7) 44/13
MACKAY M.O 25.2 +2.7 12.8 -1.2 -- 0.4 -- -- 225 ( 9.4) 31/03
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 27.4 +2.6 9.8 -0.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 44/10
BUNDABERG AERO 26.2 +2.9 10.5 -0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 322 (13.4) 46/11
COOLANGATTA 24.0 +2.6 4.4 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 219 ( 9.1) 48/23
BRISBANE AERO 22.9 +1.1 8.3 -1.3 2.3 0.0 5.6 11.1 260 (10.8) 67/10
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 15.6 -2.9 8.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 485 (20.2) 61/13
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 15.1 -2.9 5.3 -0.5 -- 0.0 4.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 19.1 -1.1 0.2 -6.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 57/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 18.2 -0.4 8.3 +1.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 653 (27.2) 63/14
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 8.0 -5.0 2.5 +1.2 -1.5 1.2 2.4 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 15.3 -2.2 3.7 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 539 (22.5) 63/16
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 16.6 -1.7 8.7 +0.6 4.2 0.0 7.2 10.1 729 (30.4) 70/15
RICHMOND RAAF 17.2 -2.5 9.3 +4.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 586 (24.4) 68/13
BELLAMBI AWS 15.2 -2.8 9.4 -1.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 743 (31.0) 80/07
CANBERRA AIRPORT 10.6 -- 2.7 -- -- 3.4 -- -- 582 (24.3) 52/14
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 11.2 -3.3 4.3 +0.8 -- 2.2 -- -- 585 (24.4) 63/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 12.0 -3.0 4.8 +1.1 -- 6.0 -- -- 479 (20.0) 54/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 15.7 -1.6 3.7 -1.6 -- 0.0 4.6 9.6 468 (19.5) 50/10
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 12.1 -2.6 2.5 -1.4 -- 1.8 -- -- 514 (21.4) 55/12
BENDIGO AIRPORT 12.2 -2.0 4.1 +1.5 -- 4.4 -- -- 498 (20.8) 63/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 12.0 -2.4 5.3 -0.6 3.4 4.0 4.2 4.8 764 (31.8) 67/01
BALLARAT AERODROME 8.4 -3.0 2.5 -1.2 -- 11.0 -- -- 662 (27.6) 65/02
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 11.8 -2.0 -0.3 -4.0 -- 1.0 -- -- 220 ( 9.2) 59/11
HOBART AIRPORT 9.3 -4.2 4.0 -0.7 1.8 3.8 3.2 7.6 497 (20.7) 70/06
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

36.5 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
36.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
36.0 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
35.6 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
35.6 MANDORA E Pilbara WA

+9.6 : 29.6 PAYNES FIND E Gascoyne WA
+7.9 : 28.1 MULLEWA Central West WA
+7.8 : 31.8 SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
+7.5 : 25.8 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+7.4 : 29.8 KALBARRI Central West WA

24.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
24.7 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
24.2 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
23.6 WARRUWI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
23.4 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD

+6.0 : 13.7 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
+5.5 : 18.6 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
+5.4 : 9.4 SINGLETON STP Hunter Valley NSW
+5.0 : 20.0 SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
+4.9 : 9.3 RICHMOND RAAF Sydney--west NSW

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

-4.7 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-4.3 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-3.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-3.7 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-3.2 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW

-8.4 : 4.4 COMBIENBAR AWS E Gippsland VIC
-8.0 : 4.1 BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-6.8 : 1.0 DINNER PLAIN (MOUNT HOTHAM AIRPORT) Upper NE VIC
-6.5 : 4.7 MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
-6.5 : 4.6 GELANTIPY E Gippsland VIC

-6.8 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
-6.0 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
-5.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
-5.8 MOUNT GININI AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-5.7 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.6 : -0.5 EYRE Eucla WA
-6.5 : 0.2 PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.1 : 2.6 MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK) North Coast NSW
-6.0 : 4.4 COOLANGATTA Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
-6.0 : 2.0 WITCHCLIFFE Lower West WA

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
32.8 MARYSVILLE GOLF COURSE N Central VIC
32.0 ZEEHAN (WEST COAST PIONEERS MUSEUM) W Coast TAS
30.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
29.8 JAMIESON LICOLA RD Upper NE VIC
29.0 TRARALGON CREEK AT KOORNALLA W Gippsland VIC

Reports not yet available

1622 (67.6) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1539 (64.1) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1413 (58.9) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1286 (53.6) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
1172 (48.8) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
1055 (44.0) CAPE WILLOUGHBY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
1051 (43.8) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
1043 (43.5) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
1036 (43.2) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1033 (43.0) CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE) Lower SE SA
990 (41.3) HINDMARSH ISLAND AWS Adelaide/Lofty SA
983 (41.0) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
982 (40.9) WARRNAMBOOL AIRPORT NDB W Coast VIC
963 (40.1) MOSS VALE AWS Illawarra NSW
945 (39.4) PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
928 (38.7) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
927 (38.6) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
917 (38.2) ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) Illawarra NSW
877 (36.5) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
874 (36.4) FRANKSTON AWS E Central VIC
864 (36.0) CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
836 (34.8) MOUNT BOYCE AWS C Tablelands S NSW
827 (34.5) AVALON AIRPORT W Central VIC
817 (34.0) GOULBURN AIRPORT AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
815 (34.0) PORT KEMBLA NTC AWS Illawarra NSW
812 (33.8) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
812 (33.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
811 (33.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
804 (33.5) NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS Illawarra NSW
800 (33.3) ORANGE AIRPORT AWS C Tablelands S NSW
798 (33.3) POUND CREEK W Gippsland VIC
790 (32.9) STENHOUSE BAY Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
775 (32.3) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
768 (32.0) NERRIGA AWS South Coast NSW
768 (32.0) PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
766 (31.9) MURRURUNDI GAP AWS Hunter Valley NSW
764 (31.8) MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
763 (31.8) HAY AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
753 (31.4) CAPE BORDA Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
750 (31.3) ROBE AIRFIELD Lower SE SA
743 (31.0) BELLAMBI AWS Illawarra NSW
739 (30.8) SWAN HILL AERODROME Mallee S VIC
733 (30.5) YARRAM AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
729 (30.4) SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO Sydney--east NSW
725 (30.2) SCONE AIRPORT AWS Hunter Valley NSW
723 (30.1) WEST WYALONG AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
721 (30.0) ADELAIDE AIRPORT Adelaide/Lofty SA
709 (29.5) ESSENDON AIRPORT E Central VIC
709 (29.5) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
702 (29.3) MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
700 (29.2) BROKEN HILL AIRPORT AWS Lower Darling NSW
697 (29.0) LAVERTON RAAF W Central VIC
694 (28.9) MORWELL (LATROBE VALLEY AIRPORT) W Gippsland VIC
688 (28.7) NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS Hunter Valley NSW
687 (28.6) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
684 (28.5) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
680 (28.3) MURRAY BRIDGE (PALLAMANA AERODROME) Murray Valley SA
675 (28.1) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
675 (28.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
674 (28.1) AIREYS INLET W Coast VIC
672 (28.0) ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
671 (28.0) HOPETOUN AIRPORT Mallee S VIC
665 (27.7) CAMDEN AIRPORT AWS Illawarra NSW
665 (27.7) EILDON FIRE TOWER N Central VIC
664 (27.7) KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND) Illawarra NSW
662 (27.6) BALLARAT AERODROME Western Plains VIC
660 (27.5) DENILIQUIN AIRPORT AWS Riverina E NSW
658 (27.4) NARACOORTE AERODROME Lower SE SA
657 (27.4) EDINBURGH RAAF Adelaide/Lofty SA
657 (27.4) NHILL AERODROME Wimmera N VIC
653 (27.2) WILLIAMTOWN RAAF Hunter Valley NSW
645 (26.9) HAMILTON AIRPORT W Coast VIC
644 (26.8) CONDOBOLIN AIRPORT AWS CW Plains S NSW
642 (26.8) MOORABBIN AIRPORT E Central VIC
642 (26.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
641 (26.7) COONABARABRAN AIRPORT AWS CW Slopes N NSW
640 (26.7) CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS SW Slopes S NSW
628 (26.2) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
627 (26.1) GLEN INNES AIRPORT AWS N Tablelands W NSW
625 (26.0) HORSHAM AERODROME Wimmera S VIC
624 (26.0) GRIFFITH AIRPORT AWS Riverina W NSW
623 (26.0) BRAIDWOOD RACECOURSE AWS South Coast NSW
621 (25.9) CERBERUS E Central VIC
618 (25.8) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
616 (25.7) MORTLAKE RACECOURSE W Coast VIC
610 (25.4) EDITHBURGH Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
607 (25.3) TEMORA AIRPORT SW Slopes N NSW
139/05 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
122/04 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
118/06 CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
107/15 GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
107/02 CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
107/04 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
98/15 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
98/04 CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
98/05 CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
94/15 GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
93/23 MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
91/06 PORTLAND NTC AWS W Coast VIC
91/14 LUNCHEON HILL (FORESTRY) N Coast TAS
91/13 MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
VICTORIA
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h

NEW SOUTH WALES
Illawarra
ALBION PARK (WOLLONGONG AIRPORT) : 85(260/ 63 ) at 10:30
HIGH RANGE AWS (WANGANDERRY) : 74(240/ 63 ) at 14:37
South Coast
MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 93(230/ 69 ) at 20:00
GREEN CAPE AWS : 95(230/ 80 ) at 15:30
VICTORIA
Upper NE
FALLS CREEK : 98(200/ 76 ) at 15:30
E Gippsland
GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 98(210/ 78 ) at 15:30
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 139(230/104 ) at 05:23
E Central
ST KILDA HARBOUR - RMYS : 96(250/ 50 ) at 06:51
SOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND : 113(220/ 91 ) at 02:39
FRANKSTON AWS : 82(250/ 63 ) at 02:10
WESTERNPORT NEAR SOMERS : 98(230/ 59 ) at 02:00
W Coast
CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE : 98(220/ 63 ) at 04:30
CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE : 78(180/ 63 ) at 06:14
PORTLAND NTC AWS : 91(200/ 45 ) at 06:21
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 117(190/ 96 ) at 06:00
CAPE GRIM : 104(230/ 82 ) at 03:30
E Coast
MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) : 91(210/ 76 ) at 13:30
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 122(***/ 80 ) at 04:47
DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT) : 78(210/ 67 ) at 09:39
W Coast
CAPE SORELL : 98(190/ 67 ) at 05:02
King Island
KING ISLAND AIRPORT : 82(210/ 65 ) at 00:13
ISLANDS
Islands
LORD HOWE ISLAND WINDY POINT : 85(230/ 69 ) at 21:11
HOGAN ISLAND : 102(240/ 83 ) at 06:16